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Funny story: Man Had Two Right Hands

Man Had Two Right Hands

Images have surfaced on a satirical news website of a male member of the human race who, quite unconventionally, is the owner of two right hands. Most humans are born with one right hand and one left hand, but a writer on TheSpoof.com noticed that...

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Funny story: Adverts Getting On Man's Tits

Adverts Getting On Man's Tits

A man who has admitted he finds the world of advertising "somewhat distasteful" has spoken out about adverts he has encountered on a website he uses, and says they are starting to get on his fucking nerves. Moys Kenwood, 56, a writer on TheSpoof.c...

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Funny story: Rebranding Rebrands as Self-Determination

Rebranding Rebrands as Self-Determination

Responding to the pushback against the increasingly commercialized nature of our society, rebranding has rebranded as self-determination - to fabulous results. "Self-determination is blowing previous marketing models out of the water," said market...

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Funny story: Targeted Ad Reminds One Man How Much He Despises Applebee's but Totally Works on Other Man

Targeted Ad Reminds One Man How Much He Despises Applebee's but Totally Works on Other Man

A targeted online Applebee's ad missed the mark with Mark Jensen of New York City, who was only reminded how much he despises America's bacon-laden suburban fare and the culture it represents, but it totally worked on Chris Regan, also of New York Ci...

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Funny story: Rebranding of Blues Music as "Depressive Melodics" Flops Terribly

Rebranding of Blues Music as "Depressive Melodics" Flops Terribly

In the interest of promoting mental health awareness and empathy, music label Safe Space Records, Inc., tried rebranding the blues artists it represented as "creatives struggling with clinical depression," and blues music itself as "depressive melodi...

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Funny story: Unemployed Man Rebrands as Free Spirit

Unemployed Man Rebrands as Free Spirit

To assist his ailing social life, 33-year-old Lewis Largo, a former technical consultant who's struggled to find work since being laid off from financial services giant Ernst & Young almost four years ago, decided to rebrand from "out of work" to...

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Funny story: Man In Potato Chips Advert Was Wearing Far Too Much Lipstick

Man In Potato Chips Advert Was Wearing Far Too Much Lipstick

A male actor in a TV advertisement for some potato chips, was wearing an extraordinary amount of lipstick, leading one viewer to think, not unreasonably, that the man might have been a homosexual. The chips, Jacks, a product by Calbee, are delicio...

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Funny story: Ad Exec Plans to Start Living in Present Moment Very Soon

Ad Exec Plans to Start Living in Present Moment Very Soon

"The present moment is the only place we have any hope of finding happiness or peace," said Olivia Mancini, a high-level advertising executive at a major Manhattan firm, as she explained her affinity for Buddhism and its teachings. "And I'm going to...

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Funny story: Commercials Criticized for Becoming Overly Commercialized

Commercials Criticized for Becoming Overly Commercialized

"We've totally lost the art of psychological manipulation," said former advertising executive Harvey Partridge, bemoaning the deterioration of commercial advertising. "These days, it's all about selling something. I just didn't feel good about it any...

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Funny story: Filthy Sayings and Antics of The Taco Bell Dog

Filthy Sayings and Antics of The Taco Bell Dog

The Spoof is dedicated to maintaining the memory of the greatest pop culture moments in Western Civilization. In this week’s Pop Culture Flashback, we’d like to look back at one of advertising’s most popular mascots, the Taco Bell chihuahua. From 199...

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Funny story: New York Artist Unsuccessfully Tries to Sell Out

New York Artist Unsuccessfully Tries to Sell Out

Fed up with life as a struggling artist, abstract modernist painter Hal Fisher of New York City decided to abandon his artistic integrity and sell out – only to find that no one was interested in buying. “Talk about taking it in the balls,” said H...

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Funny story: Man Excited for Super Bowl Ads He’ll Grow to Hate

Man Excited for Super Bowl Ads He’ll Grow to Hate

The Super Bowl is today, and millions of people will be tuned-in to see the debut of ads that they will grow to hate for the rest of the year. “Last year, I remember being giddy with excitement when I saw that Bud Knight commercial, but now, when...

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Funny story: Portland Woman Finds Pumpkin Seeds a Beneficial Addition to Her Diet

Portland Woman Finds Pumpkin Seeds a Beneficial Addition to Her Diet

Interested in improving her health, Loretta Vincent of Portland, Oregon, recently incorporated pumpkin seeds into her diet - and she couldn't be more pleased with the results. With a wide variety of nutrients ranging from magnesium and manganese t...

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Funny story: It's Official Now - The Internet Is Now More Annoying Than Television Ever Was.

It's Official Now - The Internet Is Now More Annoying Than Television Ever Was.

The votes are in and, Yes!, the Internet is now considered to be more irritating, obnoxious and intruding than television in its heyday ever was. The Internet was originally designed to be a tool of the military for passing along information elect...

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Funny story: Gas Prices To Skyrocket And Shortages Loom

Gas Prices To Skyrocket And Shortages Loom

A gasoline spill south of Birmingham, Alabama, last Friday led to the shutdown of an important pipeline that delivers fuel to much of the South and East. It is expected to cause shortages and prices will rise dramatically. A Colonial Pipeline Co. pi...

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Funny story: U.S. Baby Names Now Are Metalllica, Armani, VegiLax, & Preditor

U.S. Baby Names Now Are Metalllica, Armani, VegiLax, & Preditor

"Our names are our destiny," is an old saying perhaps with some truth in it. it must be said that names given to newborns in America are fascinating, if not sometimes disconcerting. A fad of naming non-gender specific names has emerged in America...

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Funny story: Put More Old People On the Moon

Put More Old People On the Moon

Following the roaring success of this year's Christmas John Lewis advert featuring a lonely old man living on the moon a government minister has come up with a unique solution to help all old, lonely, elderly, people. Norman Bygate, MP for Staff...

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